On Tuesday 19 January 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 85 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 560 fatalities (three more deaths since Monday) resulting from the virus to date.
85 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Tuesday from a total of 7,115 tests carried out the day before, representing 13.58 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 1.19%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 113.00.
A total of 88 people are in hospital with the virus, including 20 patients in intensive care.
There are currently 2,364 active infections known, whilst a total of 46,051 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 0.94.
To date, a total of 4,569 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg; 367 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine and 447 individuals received their second dose on Monday 18 January 2021.
The above graph shows the evolution of the spread of coronavirus in the Grand Duchy on a daily basis since 1 March 2020 (excluding 9 December, for which figures remain unknown), with the orange line showing the daily numbers averaged over the past week; the graph below shows the total figures (cumulative) over the same period.
Since 24 August 2020, the Ministry of Health's published figures only include resident infection numbers, as opposed to earlier figures which included both residents and non-residents (i.e. cross-border workers).